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System Properties Comparison Blueflood vs. DuckDB vs. H2GIS vs. PostgreSQL

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NameBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonDuckDB  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraAn embeddable, in-process, column-oriented SQL OLAP RDBMSSpatial extension of H2Widely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.02
Rank#344  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score0.34
Rank#267  Overall
#123  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#335  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score615.29
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Websiteblueflood.ioduckdb.orgwww.h2gis.orgwww.postgresql.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikiduckdb.org/­docswww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homewww.postgresql.org/­docs
DeveloperRackspaceCNRSPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developer
Initial release2013201820131989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL
Current release0.2, August 202014.3, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++JavaC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
server-lessFreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemepredefined schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nononoyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesyes infostandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTCLI Client
JDBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go info3rd party driver
Java
Python
R
Ruby info3rd party driver
Java.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infobased on H2user defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on Cassandranonenonepartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranoneyes infobased on H2Source-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoyes infobased on H2fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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